Johnson City Press Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Thesis captures quick fall of Depression-era Elizabethton

Thesis captures quick fall of Depression-era Elizabethton

September 2nd, 2013 12:00 am by John Thompson

The story of the good times of the Roaring ’20s being followed by the hard times of the Great Depression is national in scope, but in the Tri-Cities, the disastrous decline was felt hardest in Elizabethton.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
1909 Normal School banquet celebrated selection of the Carter site

1909 Normal School banquet celebrated selection of the Carter site

September 2nd, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

In 1909, the agony was finally over. After months of wrangling, the area of Johnson City known as the Southwest Addition, also referred to as the Carter site, became the location for the new East Tennessee Normal School.

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Community Local News
Blood-donation challenge kicks off Wednesday

Blood-donation challenge kicks off Wednesday

September 1st, 2013 9:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The seventh annual Battle of the Badges, a blood-donation challenge conducted by the local American Red Cross Blood Services Center to honor the area’s first responders in the weeks leading up to the Sept. 11 observance of Patriot Day, will kick off Wedne

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Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

September 1st, 2013 9:17 pm by Tony Casey

Tri-Cities radio listeners lost a familiar voice Sunday with the death of longtime radio newsman Charlie Stuchell, who died at 64 after a long battle with cancer.

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Community Local News
Hank Brown went from Tri-Cities road racer to world-class race organizer

Hank Brown went from Tri-Cities road racer to world-class race organizer

September 1st, 2013 8:52 pm by Tony Casey

For years, Kingsport’s Hank Brown was the guy crossing the finish line.

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Community Local News Business & Technology
Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

August 31st, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

For some, Labor Day is a symbol of the hard work that built our country. To others, it’s a sign of the end of summer.

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Community Local News
Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

August 31st, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Holiday weekends are typically jam-packed with numerous activities and plans, but many area residents agree Labor Day is one time to sit back, grab a burger or a hot dog and just relax.

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Community Local News
Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

August 30th, 2013 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

Veterans and members of several civic groups turned out Friday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Veterans Plaza and the the refurbished Doughboy statue on the grounds of Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

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Community Photos Local News
Crocheted gifts donated to Niswonger Children's Hospital in honor of girl who died in July storm

Crocheted gifts donated to Niswonger Children's Hospital in honor of girl who died in July storm

August 30th, 2013 4:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Cards attached to 28 crocheted baby blankets and booties donated to Niswonger Children’s Hospital on Friday each were decorated with a gold butterfly, the same image that adorns Shelby Ann McCamy’s tombstone.

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

August 30th, 2013 4:09 pm by Ron Campbell

Brie and Emma are ready adoption at the shelter.

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